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Calon L‚n Three verses and chorus

7" x 27" overall framed size

original painting, hand written, framed without glass

acrylic on thick board, ink, some glitter


£ 40

Calon L√Ęn¬† is a beautiful Welsh hymn

Calon L√Ęn¬†is a¬†Welsh¬†hymn, the words of which were written in the 1890s by¬†Daniel James (Gwyrosydd)¬†and sung to a tune by¬†John Hughes.[1]¬†The hymn has become associated with¬†Welsh rugby union, being sung before almost every¬†Test match¬†involving the¬†Welsh national team.

here is the translation, so beautiful

I don't ask for a luxurious life,
the world's gold or its fine pearls,
I ask for a happy heart,
an honest heart, a pure heart.

A pure heart full of goodness

Is fairer than the pretty lily,

None but a pure heart can sing,

Sing in the day and sing in the night.

If I wished for worldly wealth,
It would swiftly go to seed;
The riches of a virtuous, pure heart
Will bear eternal profit.


Evening and morning, my wish
Rising to heaven on the wing of song
For God, for the sake of my Saviour,
To give me a pure heart.


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